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Global Resources, Environment, and Population Act of 1987

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Census and Population.

Global Resources, Environment, and Population Act of 1987

hearing before the Subcommittee on Census and Population of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session on H.R. 2212 ... April 12, 1988.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Census and Population.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Population -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Conservation of natural resources -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Environmental law -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 102 p. ;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17672527M

    The need for the integration of economic development, natural resources management and protection and social equity and inclusion was introduced for the first time by the Brundtland Report (Our Common Future), and was central in framing the discussions at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) also known. In terms of the impact on non-renewable resources, each child in a Western-developed nation consumes a disproportionate share with the U.S. offering the worst example: 6% of the world's population gobbling up 30% of the available resources in a given s:

      THE NEW WORLD ORDER FILES CLUB OF ROME This group of Anglo-American financiers and industrialists from ten different countries, met in April, at Rockefeller's private estate in Bellagio, Italy, at the request of Aurelio Peccei, the Italian industrialist who had close ties to Fiat and the Olivetti Corporation. He claimed to have solutions for.   4. G. H. Brundtland, The World Commission on Environment and Development, The report was published as Our Common Future by the Oxford University Press in 5. A. A. Bartlett, “Reflections on Sustainability, Population Growth and the Environment,” in Marco Keiner (ed.) The Future of Sustainability, (Springer, The Netherlands,

      - - Paul R. Ehrlich and Anne H. Ehrlich, in THE DOMINANT ANIMAL Human Evolution and the Environment This book doesn't have to please everyone and it won't. It can easily support hours of fun & argument for book groups. It's pretty well-written, whether one agrees with them or not. In the book, Meadows demonstrates with clear diagrams and linear models that Earth’s resources are being steadily used up, and as these resources drop, human population is expanding exponentially.


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